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Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm EST
gazillions. >> i like to say that the new energy technologies could be the largest economic opportunity of the 21st century. >> was this your very first-- >> clean energy investment? >> yeah. >> this was the very first. >> many followed, and the clean tech revolution in silicon valley was off and running with start-ups that produced thin, flexible solar panels, harnessed wind with giant balloons, or develop new fuels from algae. but bloom is among the most expensive. i heard, actually, so far, not just from kleiner perkins but total, $400 million. >> you're in the ballpark. [ticking] >> coming up... >> i'm skeptical. i'm hopeful, but i'm skeptical, 'cause people have tried fuel cells for-- since the 1830s. >> a close look at the bloom box when 60 minutes on cnbc returns. (vo) you are a business pro. maestro of project management. baron of the build-out. you need a permit... to be this awesome. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle... and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price. (aaron) purrrfect. (vo
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Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
. >> i just emailed you the link. >> for joe and his wife christina mireles, new technology means their workday isn't 9:00 to 5:00. it's 5:00 to 9:00. >> because we have wireless access, you can work wherever. >> we can be in the kitchen. we can be in our bedroom. we can be here in the living room. >> with a masters and a law degree each, they're not exactly underachievers. joe logs 12-to-15-hour days as vice president of an internet travel website. i have been told that you will get up in the middle of the night to do emails. >> sometimes i can't sleep and i'll get up at 2:00 or 3:00, yeah, to do emails. definitely. >> you're shaking your head. >> or you'll set your alarm also at 4:00--you know, to wake up at 1:00, 2:00 in the morning. >> i do, i do. >> christina works a few hours less than joe as vice president of a charter school company. she says she is no match for her husband in terms of gadgets. >> oh, i have the absolute bare minimum, i think. i have two cell phones, a personal and-- >> that's the bare minimum, america, two cell phones. >> yeah, listening to that-- the bar
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Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm EST
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Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
technology but it's sort of the same animal. it's downstream from the apple story and that got whacked last week and now you have another side of the coin getting whacked today. >> you like nuance. >> i do. i think you trade it against 13 bucks. i think you saw the flush last week when it traded 64 million shares. we're going to see the same type of volume i'm sure you're going to see 10 million shares trade tomorrow. >> let's get to our last top trade here. detroit three wrap up. each company easily beating estimates. the stocks traded lower today? >> i think those et mats actually look low. the numbers were probably higher so a little bit disappointing but you know, these have all done really well. it almost doesn't matter which one you pick. we have ford, gm, they have moved pretty closely. i still like the story particularly for gm. i like the k2 sx. i am still long. >> any concern that the incentives were high? >> you would have thought if you get 16.3 stars which we haven't seen in five years, this is something the industry should love. the incentives are not that bad. to me the play
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Dec 4, 2013 1:00pm EST
%, and micron leading the s&p 500 technology sector up 244%. some of these names have had great years already in 2013. now some of the stocks you may want to just step a little bit away from, it may involve the energy names among some of the worst performers over that five-year stretch are some big energy names. check out names like transocean, diamond offshore, noble energy, all down on average over the last five holiday shopping seasons. sue, some buy lists, some maybe stay away from, interesting names for sure. >> to say the least. thank you very much. now to the health of housing, and a monster number on new home sales in october. diana olick as you well know is on the real estate beat for us. >> hey, sue. it is a monster number but you have to takes this with a grain of salt or 20 percent margin of error. we got two months worth of sales data due to the government shutdown. so take a look if you will. contracts signed to buy newly built homes jumped 25% in october month to month after falling 6.6% in september from august. but you have to follow this closely. look, the annualized rate wh
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Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
to smartphones or the oil and gas markets domestically because of new technologies that allow them to get oil and gas out of stone. these were all secular changes that occurred during the last three years unimpeded by any form of washington intervention, washington, congress or the fed. most of the time people had to pay up toy bah these winning stocks, but every once in a while, what you get in on better prices and unfortunately, the market sales, similar to what you might have seen on black friday are much more like the sales we used to get at the old filene's basement in boston, filene's as we call it. these days many of you may not know much about filene's, but when i was a kid you could go to the basement and they would come in from the upstairs and get marked down from the full prices and those were the days when sto stores did carry things at full price. the first price cut was almost never the last. if merchandise didn't sell on day one the price was cut again on day two. that's right. you got another cut and then again on day three until it finally found -- >> buy, buy, buy! >> buys
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Dec 5, 2013 4:00am EST
believe that will remain and technology needs to develop to meet that base demand. >> one of the big success of smartphones is cost of data. is that going to come down? >> i think this will, of course, bring things down. we need to be more efficient in our equipment. but also the scale will push down the price of the hand sets. we made the rough calculation that will reduce the dollars on a smartphone, 100 million people on this earth can afford it. and this is a scale of markets where basically the same technology is very important. >> one of the problems i think i have is not speed. i know we talk about 3g to 4g. it's actually capacity. it doesn't matter how fast you go, if it gets full, it doesn't work, right? how is capacity going to change? >> a couple of things. first of all, you need to invest in capacity and operators in general are doing that. secondly, we that spend $5 billion u.s. a year, we need to have even more sophisticated technology that can handle more and more data loans, more and more frequencies. that's where we're doing all the time to actually capture that and
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Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm EST
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CNBC
Dec 9, 2013 9:00am EST
technology. a 50,000-pound, ingeniously wired machine that optimizes raw data to help safely discover and maximize resources in extreme conditions. our current situation seems rather extreme. why can't we maximize our... ready. ♪ brilliant. let's get out of here. warp speed. ♪ >>> opening bell for this monday coming up in 6:30. let's start off here. >> everybody likes that. the spread between what you are getting in the united states, west texas and overseas, valero natural, that deutsche bank upgreats them. people have been talking about this trade for weeks and weeks. >> that's a big move. what's behind that move and why suddenly is everybody getting upward here? >> then, cushing got bad again. they can't export enough. the prices are plunging because there is such a bottleneck. i think the bottleneck will be alleviated. i think they recognize you are not early in the move. the big stocks like eog that have been down and down, i would rather bet on them. >> than the refiners led by valero? >> it is too late. they are all upgrading now. it has been such a obvious trade. the quart
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Dec 3, 2013 3:00pm EST
on the "closing bell." stick with innovation. stick with power. stick with technology. get the new flexcare platinum from philips sonicare and save now. philips sonicare. [ coughs, sneezes ] i have a big meeting when we land but i am so stuffed up i can't rest. [ male announcer ] nyquil cold and flu liquid gels don't unstuff your nose. they don't? alka seltzer plus night fights your worst cold symptoms plus has a decongestant. [ inhales deeply ] oh. what a relief it is. >>> welcome back. at this hour president obama is touting what could be called obama care 2.0. >> you have to call it something. seems today was a bit of a reset button for signature legislation and john harwood is at the white house with more of the details. >> reporter: the president is trying to get new momentum for this law that's had so much struggle this fall. the administration aides have been making the case the last couple of days the website has been substantially fixed for most people. and the president seemed to use this appearance today to snuff out any idea which had gained
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Dec 4, 2013 9:00am EST
. stick with technology. get the new flexcare platinum from philips sonicare and save now. philips sonicare. yep. got all the cozies. [ grandma ] with new fedex one rate, i could fill a box and ship it for one flat rate. so i knit until it was full. you'd be crazy not to. is that nana? [ male announcer ] fedex one rate. simple, flat rate shipping with the reliability of fedex. >>> welcome back to "squawk on the street." we have two months of new home sales, september 354,000, october 444,000 and that definitely bests the expectation of 430. if we look at the ism, nonmanufacturing for november, a bit of a miss here at 53.9. we were looking for a 55 number. and just to give you some context, in august at 58.6, that was the best number since '05. so like much of the data today, especially the jobs report, most of the data airing on the strong side. for some real granular detail on new home sales, we go to our expert diana olick. >> these are some really good numbers. you have to look at september versus october, a big drop in september, a big jump in october, up 25% from september mon
CNBC
Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
of reasons the money should go to the united states. >> if you look at technology, you've got outperformance by a lot of start-up companies, you've got enormous regulation, and you're seeing almost a rerating towards more manufacturing in the states. when you talk about a stock market that's going to go higher, will it be across the board? >> the sectors are obviously going to differ from one another according to their prospects. we're optimistic about autos and parts, for example, we're optimistic about the banks, which has largely straightened out their problems and i think we're easily optimistic about tech because the tech earnings are remarkably stable. and, you know, the -- it's a volatile sector, so if the thing is going up, it will go up. i'm not suggesting for a moment that on valuation terms this market should be way higher. i don't think it's grossly overpriced at the moment, but i don't think it should be way higher. i'm simply saying that the weight of money will often take things up beyond what they're worth. >> many out there are still calling a higher ek market for european s
CNBC
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm EST
? >> craig, i imagine there's a lot of challenges are looking at. and that is really a lot of the technology here, how to stabilize that drone when a gust of wind comes by. >> there's a lot we need to learn. we will experiment a lot. we will try a lot of different things. i can imagine it costs -- any estimates about the cost? >> it's too early, taking a look at how that will impact things. let's have this conversation in a couple week. >> they spend more than 5 million on shipping alone, more than 6 billion this years, so there's money to save, for sure. >> gentlemen, thank you very much. mr. berman, we really appreciate you coming along with us today. sue, down to you. >>> thank you very much, ty. shares of twitter, which trade right behind me, taking a hit as the market ends the quiet period on twitter following the ipo. what analysts are saying about twitter's future. >>> plus autopilot on flights perhaps is all too easy, but regulators are raising concerns. phil, tell us what is going on. >> sue, the technology is more advanced than ever before, but you'll hear more than a few pilots sa
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Dec 2, 2013 3:00pm EST
world in the way amazon is hoping to do it. >> most surprising is the fact this technology really is already here. >> i just love this. >> it's here. and the marines are using it. they'll have some advice for amazon on how to use it the weak spots, the danger points. they might have data already on the crashes. that's going to be so key to this, is safety, making sure they don't fall out of the sky or hit other aircraft or other drones. imagine fedex drones crashing into amazon drones trying to get packages to us. >> stay with us, if you will. we want to bring in james white, d.c. insiders with perspective on how this may be playing inside the beltway. if jeff bezos can leverage his pull in washington. >> i don't think he'll run pro-drone advertisement. whether that comes to play in the debate, not over the safety of the drones but private issues. ed markey has a bill dealing with the prooicy of these drones. if they're flying to your house to deliver a pizza can they look inside and see what car you like? what information retailers or am sdmron would like d
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Dec 5, 2013 6:00am EST
international business customers on spying. the technology giant says it has never turned over any data like this under the foreign intelligence service act and cannot believe the authorities are entitled to the information if it is stored abroad. they're going to be encryptel a lot more information. there's the story about how authorities were getting around it by tapping into the weak links. i know google and yahoo! have recently moved up to encrypt that data. >> i read this and microsoft, i think they need to come down on the side of their xhrs versus the government, but i wonder how really serious they are. >> the government has put th in. >> but i think everything here is things you have to say to be politically correct. i don't even know if the customers over there are seriously squawking that much or whether they would actually -- like when cisco seemed to indicate that it had been part of their weak forecast, when an analyst actually asked on a call, was it material? no, no, it's not material. if it's not material, you're sort of still spinning. until it actually becomes something yo
CNBC
Dec 9, 2013 5:00pm EST
said this is a revolutionary technology that sit a factory in a box and ultimately that will -- they will grow into different valuations. these names are one of those. >> factory in a box? >> that's right. >> nice. >> that's what it's doing to the world. >> no kidding? >> exactly. exactly. >> i don't know. we were discussing this before. i don't know what has gotten into this. >> i know i know. >> let's play the game. if you landed from mars and you heard about this industry and you saw the multiples on the stocks, you from mars, the visitor, would you say buy them? >> i would say complete insanity. comes in and grabs these guys for another growth type engine. to me that's what you're betting on. >> if hp swooped in and bought one of the names would that make you more bullish? >> i feel stupid in 3d printing to not be participating. >> i thought it was so expensive then. >> and i do see this and then everyone will have one. i fully believe that. so i think it can go up. >> i just want to point this out. there will be an acronym associated with it. >> isn't it fiab?
CNBC
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
performance this year. it's coming off the low base. this is also a legacy technology anymore we're constructive on. >> that stock is rising. that doesn't concern you even though it's sitting 27.86? >> it started with the confusion over employment and harassment situation that turned out not to be the case. you've had two ceo changes. you're looking at appealing fundamentals at low price points. >> also looking at retailers now. obviously in the middle of the holiday shopping season, this is a time for focus on this. is there some winners and losers in this area? >> absolutely. there's conflict in terms of whether or not you've had strong holiday sales starting off or if they've been weaker? if you look at high end consumer, look at tiffanys, macy's or kors. the economy is improving a little bit. on the opposite end, wal-mart is promotional. i think that's a negative imp pact on companies like target. wal-mart announced strong beginnings to holiday sales season. i think that with dollar stores, companies like target, that don't have a strong brand and luxury into the market are g
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Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm EST
the -- where are you putting money to work right now? where are the opportunities that you see in technology, for example? >> in technology. >> are you investing in drones for delivery? >> i think -- look, i think that's a terrific idea. i can't wait to have the first one appear on my doorstep. the biggest technology opportunity of my lifetime is the mobile internet. you look today at the amount of devices that are out there. we're about roughly a billion pcs at use in the world today 25 years into the pc installation cycle. and we have 5 billion hand sets and 6 billion subscriptions. we only have 7 billion people in the whole world. i've never seen a market that was larger in size than the total population of people in the world. the amount of innovation that's going on top of that, all of the addition of hand sets, what's going on in the networks. networks having to go rapidly. >> how does dell, for example, fit into that? how do you take some of the investments, some of the biggest investments you guys at silver lake have made and, you know, is that really where the most opportunity is? >
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Dec 2, 2013 6:00am EST
to a dangerous financial bubble and may end badly. he describes the financial and technology sectors as overvalued and says, i am most worried about the boom in the u.s. stock market. also because our economy is still weak and vulnerable. he's talked about irrational exub ber rangs in the past. when he wrote it last time there were still several years. >> he said that. and in what i read, he said, not yet. i'm not saying we're here yet. >> right. you can't be always right with the timing. he sees stuff starting to build up and he's worried about how it will end. >> now we listen to him more because he has a nobel price. >> and the case shiller index. >> i saw it on one of the aggregation sites. nobel economist. oh, it's shiller. yeah, because he just won. anyway, that gives you some additional -- you think it matters. i -- >> you don't? >> no. >> winning a nobel give you anymore foresite? >> it's not a nobel. he did not set aside any money for economic prizes, alfred nobel. >> in the '60s. >> the society made this up. >> should we recap the running five-year debate over whether the n
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Dec 3, 2013 9:00am EST
rate. stick with innovation. stick with power. stick with technology. get the new flexcare platinum from philips sonicare and save now. philips sonicare. >>> let's get "six in 60" with jim. start with holly frontier. >> the incredible glut in the united states oil because of production has made it so refiners make a lot of money. >> jpm, goldman. capital plans. >> this means jpmorgan can return money. stock goes higher. >> you say acena delivered. >> continental research. >> if you believe there is a glut, buy it, otherwise stay away. >> chipotle, a little nose bleed. >> and when celgene makes a deal with you, your stock flies. >> what's tonight? you said charter. >> this is one of the most controversial companies. if you're going to liquify natural gas, you need their tanks, you need their infrastructure. but they're a huge player in china and they lowered the boom last time they were on. this has been we call them investor business daily stock, one of those momentum plays. i liked it from the 20s and 30s. it got really overheated, they slashed their guidance, the stock got hammere
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Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
into the fold of real growth technology. let him say as chairman. just like ibm and at&t, the endless buyback at high prices are doing nothing for cisco. the worst five performers are a motley crew of only exxonmobil is worth buying. but with new management that could change. unfortunately, i don't see any of those changes any time soon. can i go to clint in georgia, please? clint? >> caller: jim, i'm from atlanta, georgia. >> man, i watch a lot of sec football this week, and you have got it going down there. >> caller: it was exciting, wasn't it? >> it was a miraculous weekend. >> caller: my stock is rite aid and since the stock is up as already it is this year, where do you see it going from here, and do you think there is a possible buyout coming up? >> i don't think there is a buyout. i think you're doing this on earnings. i think rite aid has made a fantastic comeback with fantastic merchandising. it periodically gets ahead of itself. it jumped up to 6. it can pull back to 5.5. it remains one of my strongest buys. i like that whole industry, believe it or not. you can buy walgreens, cvs
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Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
, information technology outfits are increasingly going a la carte, something we saw with dream force, a celebration of everything that ibm is not. accused ibm as being irrelevant and not offering companies anything close to a bargain. heavy hardware, big iron, no thank you. meantime, ibm spends much of its free cash flow buying back stock. it's a giant cyclical company without any real growth at all. i have to tell you if warren buffett weren't in this stock, it would probably be dramatically lower. ibm's revenues have basically been flat for four years. and all that has really happened in that time is the company has shrunk its share account from $1.28 billion to $.89 billion. i see little reason to own this stock without an acquisition. and the more it goes into the cloud, the worse it can be for the whole company's margin. as for the other outright loser, caterpillar, it's all about management. boy, their equipment is the best in the world. the $7.6 billion equation of bucyrus, and then the purchase of the chinese mining company era for $650 million where cat almost immediately ha
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Dec 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
najarian has a stock pick that could be poised for a big move. >> if you look at micron technology, since it was in the low teens, it's had activity. it's been going nothing bet higher on friday. everybody was moving out into the january options. they were buying the 26, 27, 28. there's april activity that's percolating as well. they are looking for the april 29, april 30 calls. you're starting to see a trend here. the stock is down a little bit right now. it's been on an unbelievable run to the upside. i think this stock will test 30 by midyear. >> let's talk vm-ware. you saw bullish calls there. how are you trading it now? >> when they popped in, stock was in negative territory. they're trading 1.75. invest investor, if you were involved, you'd want to be trimming into this thing. have i done that yet? i haven't. because i'm sitting here on the set. i would probably start trimming into this because when you get a gain that fast, i think you've got to take some of the chips off the table. >> you can see the move there, put that back up, guys, if you could, if you don't mind one second. y
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Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
in technology. >> guys, thanks so much for joining us. phil, thanks for flying n.plenty more coverage of all these e-com coming up, minimum wage stuff, too. "fast money" is coming up in just a few seconds. and melissa lee, speaking of going long social media, you're batting around facebook potentially joining the s&p 500. >> had to separate fact from fiction. we'll give you the real take. we're expecting the news potentially within the next hour. so should be a big one. >> a telling one. >> exactly. >> "fast money" starts right now. live from the nasdaq market site in new york city times square i'm melissa lee. the trade of 2014. japan is shaping up to be the trade of this year, but one of our guys is making a call for next year's big trade tonight. and ten-year treasury yield on fire, rising to levels it's not seen since september. dennis gartman is here to tell us what moves he's making because of it. >>> and watch out, apple. carl icahn isn't packing down, making a new push for a share buyback. we've got the trade on that news. our traders tonight are tim seymour, brian ke
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Dec 5, 2013 12:00pm EST
-targeting technology, called fbx. one of twitter's partner companies for the new technology called ad role, works with facebook's fbx, says it will enhance twitter's ad revenue, perhaps most importantly, the technology targets consumers with the more effective ads on their mobile devices, which is the fastest-growing ad category. scott, back over to you. >> julia, thanks. josh brown, the race to 50 bucks. twitter against facebook. 48, 45. >> yeah, 46 is probably the big hurdle, because i think that was the high of the ipo day. i would be shocked to see huge money piling into this stock. in the mid to high 40s. i think in the absence of news elsewhere, people are, you know, catching onto this, and it's obviously exciting. i think the future is bright for twitter. but as i've mentioned a few times, i would really prefer to see them report a quarter before i would get all balled up on the valuation. >> a good bounce, the stock was under 40 the other day. >> yeah, i'm long. i'm not complaining. i don't know if this is the race to 50 officially beginning just yet. >> doc, you're in weekly options. >>
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Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
multiplier playing out right now. think of what's happening with gtls, the company with the best technology for transforming natural gas into something similar to gasoline. as ceo sam thomas told us the other night, all the better to build the hard to construct big boxes that encompass the transfer technology and put them on boats to put them overseas. the company can't get enough workers to make these. i know welding requires a particular skill set that may not be available in louisiana right now. it will take time, they will get there eventually. charts also making a device to build out natural gas station. and more important shell. yeah, shell's building them now. these stations cost between $1 million and $1.5 million. and these companies are building perhaps as many as 400 stations and the cost is going down. once that gets rolling, they'll get a reverberation as far as indiana where cummins is located because cummins is making truck engines that are perfect for long haul truckers. they've been waiting for these engines. don't forget about the pipe and train tracks that need to be laid
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Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm EST
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Dec 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
from doing so, but it could happen soon. these investors might be drawn to technology, especially now that the personal computer class of tech seems to have bottomed. at least we can see that from microsoft, hewlett-packard and intel. and they might be interested in retail recognizing things can get better than they are right now. only because of the possibility of more jobs, therefore more disposable income, and sales numbers out there than the ones we get to see because they're with the big boxes typically and not the omni channels. the political types are citing the new health care regime as a reason to sell stocks. they might prove to be wrong. the large companies are precisely the ones that can navigate these new waters. smaller capitalization and smaller company rivals will fall by the wayside under this new health care system. that will soon be -- soon be logical to everyone. and it's seeing if the people in the white house had some business savvy, they, too, would've seen this coming. they didn't see it more than the website issues. so to sum up, the smell test does get vindic
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Dec 1, 2013 8:00pm EST
. >> ms. klish, it's dr. byock. >> marcia klish is either being saved by medical technology or being prevented from dying a natural death. >> we're just here checking on you. >> she's been unconscious in the intensive care unit at dartmouth hitchcock medical center in lebanon, new hampshire, for the better part of a week. one of her doctors, ira byock, told us it costs up to $10,000 a day to maintain someone in the icu. >> this is the way so many americans die. something like 18% to 20% of americans spend their last days in an icu. and, you know, it's extremely expensive. it's uncomfortable. many times they have to be sedated so that they don't reflexively pull out a tube, or sometimes their hands are restrained. this is not the way most people would want to spend their last days of life. and yet this has become almost the medical last rites for, you know, people as they die. okay, let's go see her. >> dr. byock leads a team that treats and counsels patients with advanced illnesses. >> hello, there. >> he says modern medicine has become so good at keeping the terminally ill alive by
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Dec 2, 2013 9:00am EST
're always interested in new technology. while we can't speculate, we can say that making every customer experience outstanding is our priority and anything we do from a technology standpoint will be with that in mind. our people have been instrumental in the success of our company over the past 40 years and will continue to be what makes fed-ex special. >> anti-drones. drones against drones. what do you think? >> drone wars. >> drone wars. >> yes. and the nsa will control them all. >> nsa knows everything. >> put in the bid and making you to first survives? like "the hunger games" of drones. nice. >> i like that. district what? >> screenplay. >> what district would that be? district 13? >> district 13. >> when we come back this morning, the retail sector outperforming the broader s&p for the month of november. is that going to continue? on this cyber monday, we will be joined by the co-ceo of warby parker. hi honey, did you get the toaster cozy? yep. got all the cozies. [ grandma ] with new fedex one rate, i could fill a box and ship it for one flat rate. so i knit until it was full. yo
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Dec 4, 2013 3:00pm EST
... then expanded? ♪ or their new product tanked? ♪ or not? what if they embrace new technology instead? imagine a company's future with the future of trading. company profile. a research tool on thinkorswim. from td ameritrade. >>> two minutes left in the trading session. this is going to look familiar. it looks a lot like yesterday. a positive opening in the morning. as we head toward the close, as europe is closing for the day, they were weak again. then we keep going south. we were down 125 at the low of the session. we have come back. but we're failing right now, at least, to finish positive. at least for the dow. the last time -- we've been pointing this out, last time we had three consecutive down days to begin a month was september of 2011 and the market was down 7% at that time. i know i'm quibbling over less than 1% at this point, but we're looking for subtle changes in the tone of this market. it's clear the momentum to the upside is waning right now. what is going on? >> i think it's the perfect reflection of a market that doesn't know what to make of the approach of tapering. the do
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Dec 2, 2013 4:00am EST
of medical technology in the u.s.? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 70% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. t. rowe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully i've got a nice long life ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call now and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, it could save you in out-of-pocket medical costs. call now to request your free decision guide. i've been with my doctor for 12 years. now i know i'll be able to stick with him. [ male announcer ] you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts med
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Dec 5, 2013 9:00am EST
, obviously this is a company that people don't understand is most technologically oriented. when you look at ford, they have done the most with the web. they a big sales force.com platform. so alan mulally is critical to the stock. mark fields, the number two, is terrific. but i think the stock goes up every day because they think this man is going there. >> interesting write-up in usa today about it. it's still outsold by the camaro over at she chevy. they need to do something to get more women to buy it to a large degree. about a quarter of all mustang buyer res women. >> we had a 1954 original distance. >> what? >> yeah. my mom bought it. loved them. loved the mustang. >> we were big ford people. by the way, guess rememe always drove a lincoln. those were in the days when they drove tesla. gm is hotter than ford. >> apparently they've done some designing with the new chassis. they've been able to lower the roof, lower the hood, lower the dashboard so it has more ooh a streamlined look. and as far as microsoft, the release of the surface 2. >> i thought that was amazing. this basically
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Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
production in spain, and the use of medical technology in the u.s.? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 70% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. t. rowe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully before investing. with investment information, risks, fees and expenses maestro of project management. baron of the build-out. you need a permit... to be this awesome. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle... and go. you can even take a full-size or above, and still pay the mid-size price. (aaron) purrrfect. (vo) meee-ow, business pro. meee-ow. go national. go like a pro. > >>> good morning and welcome back to "squawk box" here on cnbc. i'm joe kiernin. it is green monday. the second monday of december is historically one of the biggest days for online sales. and growth in global ad spending. a unit of advertising giant publicist says that gr
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Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
about a company. candy technology. >> yes. >> caller: -- for the last one year. i want to know if it's good for long time holding. >> okay. i think that we have to stay away from that group with the exception is of buy-do and ali baba. which is why i still like yahoo! even up here. yes, i still like it. stop tweeting and asking me if i like it, i like it. vince in texas? >> caller: booyah to you. >> well, you've got to be better than vince young who was for the eagles. >> caller: absolutely. a question about canadian solar. i was wondering about the solar market right now with it being oversupplied. >> we're in solar, but we are in first solar. first solar broke out today. holy cow, we had management on last week. i think they're really terrific. let's not fool around with the canadian version. let's go with the first solar. first solar. what's white and red and heating up? o canada. you need to be in on the action. we need to see who makes the playoffs after the quarters. there's how we play them. don't move. so i c an reach ally bank 24/7, but there are no branches? 24/7. i'm sorry
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Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
tell them that people will lose their jobs if they're low-skilled or that technology is going to start replacing some of these jobs, and then you get a much different reaction from the public. you get support down in the 30% range and quite frankly, now because technology has raced ahead from where it was in the '80s and the '90s, there are jobs that are about to be replaced in fast food restaurants that are about to disappear. >> that's the risk. you may not agree with it but you've got to acknowledge that's the risk. we have a lot of small business people and franchisees on this network and they say if you raise the minimum wage for the low end workers, that's going to cut into our profits, either we raise prices of the meals we're serving or we have to lay them off. >> well, most economists think it will not have an effect on hiring so there was a big study that looked at a 15-year time span comparing counties that had raised the minimum wage and counties that hadn't and there was no effect. the chicago fed recently put out a paper saying that it would have a stimulative effect beca
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Dec 6, 2013 1:00pm EST
with power. stick with technology. get the new flexcare platinum from philips sonicare and save now. philips sonicare. >>> welcome back to "power lunch." check out shares of electronic arts rebounding from yesterday's sell-off. the video game maker acknowledging thursday technical glitches may have marred the release of its video game but web bush analyst is keeping his outperform rating on the stock and his 12 month price target of 30 bucks saying the problems wouldn't delay the release of another version of the battlefield series. quick check on the dow, up 178 points near those session highs. tyler, back over to you. >> thank you very much. dominic chu reporting for us. two interesting trends involving the state of wealthy consumers. high-end clothing retailers now popping up in-store cocktail bars and the boom in luxury goods creating a run on special materials. think crocodile's skins. robert frank and cnbc's kelly grant are here with us. robert, you first. on the shortage of materials afflicting some of these luxury brands. >> one of the fastest growing segments of luxury is leather an
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Dec 1, 2013 7:30pm EST
and know who has got what and when. >> tim, if you're somebody looking for the technology gadget for electronics is cyber monday the big day. >> this year we're seeing sales throughout the two weeks because of a shorter holiday cycle. amazon is rolling out new deals every hour. >> lightning deals. >> you really have to be on top of things and pay attention. if you're looking for something in particular, go to fatwall let or cnet. it's hard to tell. >> vera, i know you said the deals will keep coming. but i did talk to a former retail ceo, if you're there on christmas eve in their stores, they know you'll pay anything they ask. >> that late in the game they may be out of certain products, even though it's cheaper to buy toys toward the end of the holiday season. the parents don't want to take that risk and they are out there and looking for best prices and shopping around like there's no tomorrow. >> jim, you bring up you probably need help. if you want to find out what the best deals are, amazon has a new deal every 15 minutes. how can you stay on top of that? >> the fat wall et
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Dec 9, 2013 4:00am EST
high. meanwhile, south korea's kospi added 1% with technology shares lending support on higher d-ram chip prices. australia's insurers plunged after having a plunge. the financials also sold off. amp down by 2.3% and westpac lower by 1.33%. >> sixuan, catch you later. coming up on today's show, the future of fuel. they'll look at their policy on growing crops for biofuel. american airlines and u.s. airways have moved closer to their megamerger. >>> tech giants unite. they're calling for major changes in u.s. government surveillance. do they have their own questions to answer when it comes to data. >>> plus, it's another race against the clock for u.s. congress. they're trying to agree on a budget deal before christmas. take a look at what's at stake amidst a talk of a truce. >>> the european commission has told ukraine's president that a political solution is needed after hundreds of thousands of demonstrators protested against his government for the second weekend in a row. it's a subject of discussion. julia is in brussels. jules, it was a great dismay when the ukraine pulled b
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Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
cars, putting the technology in question, is there any risk to the story for you? >> not at all. i can safely say. >> let's move on and talk about the investigation, the companies under investigation looking at whether senator jeff sessions wrote this letter and said in simple terms there is concern that solar city might become a company propped on the back of the taxpayer. >> he has lit a review that had incorrect facts. the truth is we have been following treasury guidance in hard established value on this. treasury is doing a broad review. when it comes to the tax credit of taxpayers out there, when a tax credit gets invested into the solar system it actually gets a return. there is actually a benefit. >> okay. and of course, you know, if the extrapolation of this analogy has gone bankrupt and you say that's absolutely off the table. if the subsidies were removed, what would happen to your company? >> if they were removed today, we would struggle. we do need it today to get to scale. but that is not actually a fair question. if you were to do that you would have to take subsidies aw
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Dec 3, 2013 1:00pm EST
platform stick with innovation. stick with power. stick with technology. get the new flexcare platinum from philips sonicare and save now. philips sonicare. ♪ [ male announcer ] laura's heart attack didn't come with a warning. today her doctor has her on a bayer aspirin regimen to help reduce the risk of another one. if you've had a heart attack, be sure to talk to your doctor before you begin an aspirin regimen. >>> welcome back to "power lunch." check out decker's outdoor continuing strong rupp for the year. raising its price target to -- by ten bucks a share to $91 with a buy rating citing accelerating sales. raised sales to 7%, stock up more than 100% for the year an one firm thinks it has room to grow. these are the guys behind ug boots. >> oh, yeah, know it well. thanks very much. >>> big biotech news today. oncomed and celgene partnering to develop and commercialize up to six potential anti-cancer stem cell treatments. shares of oncomed which went public in july and hasn't done much since is certainly making it move today, up 106% on oncomed at $28.96. under the terms of the deal o
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Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm EST
in spain, and the use of medical technology in the u.s.? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason over 70% of our mutual funds beat their 10-year lipper average. t. rowe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to read and consider carefully before investing. >> narrator: in this episode of "american greed"... a pharmaceutical giant is accused of putting profits over patients. pfizer pharmaceuticals goes beyond fda limits and pushes a pain pill called bextra to the masses. >> this was about putting bottom line above the patients' lives, and that's wrong. >> narrator: the illegal marketing has already cost some the ultimate price. [ monitor beeping ] and later, in southern california, jeanetta standefor convinces 600 investors their cash is rescuing homeowners from foreclosure. >> it felt like everyone was going to win. >> narrator: the would-be marketing mogul relies on
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Dec 4, 2013 7:00pm EST
at computers and technology than my generation sure is. i'm a baby boom guy. is it because the website was so bad, so poorly designed and the president kind of lied about it? is that part of the issue here? just like uncool website? >> well, i don't think the president did himself any favors when he compared it to websites that millennials use every day like kayak and other websites where younger voters typically are because those websites work. those websites are clean. the interface doesn't crash and i think that it certainly didn't help from a cosmetic standpoint the president's argument that health care would be beneficial to everyone and would be working on time. >> all right. alex, another question. i'm trying to understand this whole issue. i mean, the guy's just got real bad numbers among one of his key constituencies which tells me there's great political change going on out there. did his falsehoods, in other words, going out there for several years and saying if you like your insurance you can keep it, if you like the doctor, you can keep it. turns out that is simply not the case.
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Dec 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
is some of the best pressure washer technology out there. it'll be under the briggs & stratton name. >> will salespeople be efficient enough to be able to explain the difference between the two? >> yeah, i think so. maybe it's a lot less about the people on the floor, but it's all about digital marketing and being on the web. when you look at where we're headed with a lot of this, it's the website, it's getting videos out on the website, videos out on youtube. and really, shoppers today, they do an awful lot of research on the web. we want to show it to them as they go out and do their research. >> wait a second. in other words, briggs & stratton's using facebook? twitter? or is it i go to your website or amazon? how does it work? >> well, now, when you look at it, we are using the things you talked about. we're using facebook, we used twitter, youtube, we have our own website. and so, yeah, it's all of the above. and we've spent more money the last few years with regards to websites and digital marketing and so we think that's going to pay off for us come springtime. >> and finally
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